United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) and Kenyatta University teams won big today in the first day of the Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) National playoffs played at the Kenyatta University grounds.
Kenyatta University Vultures beat Chuka University 1-0 while Kenyatta University Titans beat Kisii University and Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) 3-0 and 1-0 respectively.
USIU-A women were the biggest winners of the day with a 5-0 win against Pwani University while their male counterparts who are the defending champions beat Kisii University 2-0.
KUSA National women defending champions University of Nairobi (UoN) beat Chuka University 2-0, a win that Clayson Luvanda the UoN coach believes is a great milestone in their process of retaining the title.
“We are in the Nationals to win it again, it doesn’t matter what it takes but we have to retain it,” said Luvanda. “The win in our first match was a good one, we will take on every opponent that comes our way just like everyone else,” he added.
Day one results
Men: Moi University 1-0 Kirinyaga University, University of Eldoret 1-0 Kisii University, kenyatta University 1-0 Chuka University, Technical University of Kenya 2-0 Rongo University, USIU-A 2-0 Kisii University, Strathmore University 2-0 Kirinyaga University
Women: Chuka University 0-2 UoN, Moi University 2-1 Pwani University, MMUST 0-1 Kisii University, Kenyatta University 3-0 Kisii University, USIU-A 5-0 Pwani University, Kenyatta University 1-0 Kenyatta University